Raimond Gaillard

free man of color





914 St. Ann Street
New Orleans, La.
(1811 - present)








Raimond Gaillard

free man of color and veteran of the Battle of New Orleans,


had this cottage built in 1824. A prosperous businessman, Gaillard owned several other pieces of property in this square until 1861.

Behind the cottage in the courtyard are a pair of two-story buildings, kitchens, and servants quarters, all restored by the artist Boyd Cruise, who painted the murals in the Royal Orleans Hotel. The bricks should be plastered.




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